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Perkins Coie LLP on Britt v. Twin City: Private Equity Firms Should Review the Scope of the Insurance Purchased to Cover Claims Against Them and the Individuals They Place as Directors

The recent decision in Britt v. Twin City Fire Insurance Co. , C.A. No. 8SACV 12-1355-JST (JPRx), slip op. (C.D. Cal. June 26, 2013), highlights important insurance considerations for private equity funds and the individuals they place as directors or officers at portfolio companies. This commentary...

DLA Piper Insurance Alert – “Hot Fun in the Summertime": Insurance Regulatory Activity Heats Up

The now iconic song of 1969 aptly describes the insurance regulatory activity we are seeing in the summer of 2013. During the last two weeks of July, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) announced new standards for regulation of G-SIIs, including releasing the initial list...